Executive Committee

Chairperson—Dario Del Puppo

Professor of Languages and Cultural Studies, Trinity College.
Ph.D. in Italian, University of Connecticut.
Research interests: Italian material culture, medieval manuscripts, Giacomo Leopardi.
Fellowships: Villa I Tatti (Florence, Harvard University), ISSSC.
Editorial Board, Textual Cultures.

Treasurer—Robert A. Pedemonti

Treasurer Emeritus, Trinity College.
Vice President for Finance, Trinity College, 1982-2003.
Treasurer, Trinity College, 1975-2003.
Budget Director, Trinity College, 1968-1975.
B.A. in Economics and Modern Languages, Trinity College '60.
Eigenbrodt Cup, Alumni Award, Trinity College, 2000.
Treasurer, Old Saybrook Historical Society.

Program Director—John Alcorn

Principal Lecturer, Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment
Visiting Professor, Università di Palermo, 1989-90, 1991-92, and 2002.
Ph.D. in History, Columbia University.
Research interests: history (Sicily, Modern Italy) and literature (Giacomo Leopardi, Dante Alighieri).
Fellowships: Fulbright/Hays, Social Science Research Council, Agnelli Foundation, National Endowment for Humanities, Università di Siena, IMES, ISSSC.
2007 Italian American of the Year for contributions to the understanding and appreciation of Italian history and culture (Italian American Legislative Caucus, Connecticut General Assembly).


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